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Croakey moves on; please check out our new site

Melissa SweetAug 28, 20152 Comments

Dear Croakey readers As the Croakey project has evolved over the past several years, it's become clear that we need to branch out as an independent platform, to enab

You want to mess with the NDIS? Get ready for a fight

You want to mess with the NDIS? Get ready for a fight

Melissa SweetAug 26, 2015

The #CripCroakey crowdfunding project has reached its target of $3,000, enabling award-winning writer El Gibbs to res

Calling for national action on discriminatory, unfair laws and systems  #JustJustice

Calling for national action on discriminatory, unfair laws and systems #JustJustice

Melissa SweetAug 21, 2015

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Systems science – the new way of thinking?

Michelle HughesAug 20, 2015

In this fourth instalment on the CEIPS (Centre of Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science) seminar series Rebecca Zosel delves into the world of systems science and public he

"Why aren't I in prison?" ... Some questions about white privilege #JustJustice

Melissa SweetAug 19, 20152 Comments

Public health concerns like white privilege and racism were on the agenda at the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Network

Alcohol and pregnancy: mixed messages undermining abstinence advice.

Alcohol and pregnancy: mixed messages undermining abstinence advice.

Michelle HughesAug 18, 20151 Comment

Listening, trust and partnerships: learning from primary health care successes

Listening, trust and partnerships: learning from primary health care successes

Melissa SweetAug 17, 2015

Can a citizen's jury transform obesity policy?

Michelle HughesAug 17, 20151 Comment

A recent announcement that VicHealth will run a citizen's jury to look at solutions to obesity was not met with support from

The Health Wrap: The Vegemite news spread; On your bike (sans helmet); a chronic problem; funding medical research and teens' troubling mental health.

Kellie BissetAug 17, 2015

 

Australians are undergoing unnecessary surgery – here's what we can do about it

Australians are undergoing unnecessary surgery – here's what we can do about it

fronjacksonwebbAug 17, 20151 Comment

Peter Breadon and Stephen Duckett from the Grattan Institute write: For decades, clinicians and researchers have been concerned about patients getting treatments, inclu